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Monday, May 9, 2011

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?


Currently Reading:

I probably won't see the movie in theaters (I'll wait for Netflix) but I like to make sure that I read the book before I watch the movie!

Just finished:

A really heartbreaking book. Look for a review up soon!

Next Up:


So, what are you reading this week?



15 comments:

  1. Yes, I don't think I have Something Borrowed...I have read others. The similar names sometimes confuse me!

    I believe I read Something Blue...

    Yes, I like reading the book before the movie, too.

    Here's MY MONDAY MEMES POST

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  2. Oh, I loved Something Borrowed -- and am really looking forward to seeing the movie! Like you, I try to always read the book before heading to theatres... though I didn't get a chance to finish Water for Elephants before seeing it last weekend.

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  3. I bought Something Borrowed from a thrift store the other day. I knew it was coming out in the theaters, and I hate not reading a book before seeing its movie adaptation. Part of me (the nerdy part) loves being able to compare/contrast the two works.

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  4. Something Borrowed wasn't my thing, but I hope you enjoy it! Cleopatra has been giving me the stink eye for about a year now...I should really pick that one up soon.

    Happy Reading week!

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  5. I saw Something Borrowed yesterday at the theater, it was cute! I like to see the movie first, so the movie isn't ruined for me... If i read the book first then I can see all the discrepancies. No matter what, I will like the book more.

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  6. I haven't read any Emily Giffin but heard a lot about her. Cleopatra has been on my TBR list for awhile...darn library waitlist! Great picks!

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  7. My daughter loved Emily Griffin and can't wait to fit the movie into her schedule. You other two books look very good to me!!

    Happy reading!!!

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  8. @Meg I still haven't seen Water for Elephants! I'll probably wait for it to come out on Netflix.

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  9. @Jenna (Literature and a Lens) I love comparing and contrasting too. I tend to drive anyone who comes to see the movie with me crazy afterwards with my nerdy endeavor :P

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  10. @Alison's Book Marks I'm very, very excited to get started on Cleopatra! I've been waiting to read it for awhile. Let me know how you like it once you read it!

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  11. @hypermak I usually like the book more as well. I think in a lot of ways, the book can be more descriptive than the movie. Words can describe things more accurately, I think.

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  12. @Kat P I know! I had to be on my library's waiting list for probably about a month to get Cleopatra. Ick!

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  13. @dollycas aka Lori I'm so excited to finally get to read Cleopatra! As Nature Made Him is a great book but I wanted to punch the doctor in there. He was pretty unethical IMHO.

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  14. I saw Something Borrowed in the theater this weekend and didn't realize until later that it was based on a book. The movie was pretty good, but I suspect the novel was a lot better.

    Hope you enjoy it!

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